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Besseggen and Galdhøpiggen- the most popular peaks in Jotunheimen

Besseggen and Galdhøpiggen- the most popular peaks in Jotunheimen Photo: Grønolen Besseggen and Galdhøpiggen- the most popular peaks in Jotunheimen Photo: Hindsæter
Besseggen and Galdhøpiggen- the most popular peaks in Jotunheimen Photo: Grønolen
Besseggen and Galdhøpiggen- the most popular peaks in Jotunheimen Photo: Hindsæter
Specialist in cycling, skiing and hiking holidays. Provides pre-packed bicycle tours throughout Norway, and hiking with luggage transport, with or without a guide

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Effort level
  • Medium
  • Challenging
Season:
June - September

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Hiking in Jotunheimen Galdhøpiggen and Besseggen.
Two great highlights of the hiking in Norway. This is the trip for those who want enjoy the view from the famous peaks. We stay at Juvasshytta and Gjendesheim. From Juvasshytta with guide, we walk to the edge of the glacier, bind into a rope so we can get safely over the glacier. After the glacier there is some uphill until the top of Norway's highest mountain, Galdhøpiggen, 2469 meters above sea level.

After staying at Juvasshytta the trip goes to Gjendesheim. Here we take the boat to Memurubu, starting point for a great day trip Besseggen. Norway's most popular hiking!

Nature experiences are queuing up for this trip. This is a challenging hike with large height differences. Participants must be in good shape. Individual trip. One can get to the starting place / from stop place by car / public transport



NB! BY booking before 1.June we give a discount of NOK 250, - per person.
Price per person in double room
from NOK 4600,- Extra for single room NOK 840, -

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  • Hiking Hiking

Hours

6/15/2013 - 9/15/2013
Mon - Sun

Facilities

  • Season

    • august
    • july
    • june
    • september
  • Food and drinks

    • Norwegian cuisine
  • Activities

    • mountain hiking
  • Age limit

    • 12 years
    • adult
  • Intended audience

    • adults
    • youth
    • children
  • Language

    • English
    • Norwegian
  • Grading

    • challenging
    • medium
  • Special

    • accessible by public transportation
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Besseggen and Galdhøpiggen- the most popular peaks in Jotunheimen - Photo: Grønolen

Besseggen and Galdhøpiggen- the most popular peaks in Jotunheimen

Hiking in Jotunheimen Galdhøpiggen and Besseggen. Two great highlights of the hiking in Norway. This is the trip for those who want enjoy the view...

Besseggen and Galdhøpiggen- the most popular peaks in Jotunheimen

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